Dental Ceramist


SPECIALTY UNIT: Dental Technician – Ceramist

LOCATION: Durham, North Carolina


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Salary: 65-80k yearly (depending on experience)

Job Description:

As a dental technician you will be responsible for helping to improve teeth and for replacing lost teeth. You will improve teeth for aesthetic reasons, and work to the prescription of a dentist to make bridges, crowns, and dentures.


  • Assessing and adjusting for accurate fit of crown & bridge dental prosthesis on a model, including contact, margins, and contour. 
  • Builds up all types of ceramic cases including large bridges, implant cases, all ceramic crowns, inlays, on lays, and veneers. 
  • Completes build ups, contours to specifications of all types of light cured restorations. 
  • Hand stacking of porcelain for aesthetics as well as contour. 
  • Applying the full spectrum of tooth shades to the specifications and matching existing teeth. 
  • Applying final glaze layer and overseeing the accurate firing of the product at each stage required. 
  • Stain and glaze of all types of restorations.
  • Experience with Miyo a plus.

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Paid time off for full time employees
  • Long term disability


  • Must possess effective oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel in a professional and effective manner. 
  • Must have a thorough understanding of porcelain pressing technology, crown morphology, and crown and bridge case design.
  • Must demonstrate an advanced ability in the creation of ceramic prosthetic restorations. This includes but not limited to experience with Zirconia, Lithium disilicate, building porcelain as well as implant restorations.
  • Must know final contouring and glazing of all ceramic systems with some occasional layering.

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